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domingo, 27 de septiembre de 2015

Want to end inequality? Do this first

Want to end inequality? Do this first
 - You can't fix inequality, climate change, health care or the student debt crisis, Lessig argues, until you fix America's broken political system.

Ronald Reagan's “welfare queen” myth: How the Gipper kickstarted the war on the working poor

Ronald Reagan's “welfare queen” myth: How the Gipper kickstarted the war on the working poor
 - Poverty rose to the top of the public agenda in the 1960s, in part spurred by the publication of Michael Harrington's The Other America: Poverty in the ...

Pope Francis Brings Light to a Divided America

 Pope Francis Brings Light to a Divided America
 - For one brief shining moment last week, Americans — or most of them anyway — shut ... He appealed for help for people trapped in a cycle of poverty.

The History of the LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement

The History of the LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement 
 - In celebration of LGBT History Month, the UCR Library will launch its new exhibition program with a poster display entitled The History of the LGBT ...


Ellen Page wants more LGBT stories on the big screen

Ellen Page wants more LGBT stories on the big screen
 - llen Page has said that she hopes to see more women – gay or straight – getting their stories told in Hollywood. As well as acting, the Juno star has ...

Here's Why A Gay Dad Is Inviting Pope Francis To Dinner

Here's Why A Gay Dad Is Inviting Pope Francis To Dinner
 - From a church famous for defining LGBT people as “intrinsically disordered”, it was a shock to hear its leader to utter the statement, “Who am I to judge ...

Agency praised by LGBT awards for team diversity

Agency praised by LGBT awards for team diversity
- An award-winning Shoreditch digital agency which was recognised as a business that welcomes diversity through its awards partnership celebrating ...

Transgender Latina tells her story at Philadelphia workshop

Transgender Latina tells her story at Philadelphia workshop
 - She said she recently moved to the United States because of violence against the LGBT community in El Salvador. COMCAVIS, a non-governmental ...

Latin American and Caribbean Advocate at UN for a More Just World

Latin American and Caribbean Advocate at UN for a More Just World
 - On the second day of the forum which brings together more than 140 heads of state or government, Cuban President Raul Castro warned the eve before the plenary of the UN General Assembly that poverty and social inequalities persist on the planet at unacceptable levels, even in industrialized countries.

Medicaid expansion matters most for Utah's Hispanic community

Medicaid expansion matters most for Utah's Hispanic community
 - Plus, 30 percent identify their ethnicity as Latino or Hispanic. ... All Utah children living in poverty already have access to health insurance through ...

Native Californians oppose sainthood for missionary who 'destroyed our people'

Native Californians oppose sainthood for missionary who 'destroyed our people'
 - During a visit to South America in July, Francis had offered a broad apology for ... In fact, when some natives were hung in retaliation for killing three ...

Homicides and violence: Moral crisis for our nation

Homicides and violence: Moral crisis for our nation
 - In Chicago most homicides occur in racially segregated pockets of concentrated high poverty. African Americans are almost eight times as likely as ...

Wisconsin's perverted racial arrest rate

Wisconsin's perverted racial arrest rate
 - When Wisconsin’s leaders talk about racial inequalities, they often point to longstanding segregation, chronic poverty, a failing public school system, and high black unemployment. But America’s Dairyland is plagued by another factor few Wisconsinites

New forms of protest needed for a new age

New forms of protest needed for a new age
 - A focus on the 60s misses the new forms of racial inequality that have emerged such as the mass incarceration of African Americans, racial profiling for ...

An Openly Gay Man Read In Spanish at the Pope's New York Mass

An Openly Gay Man Read In Spanish at the Pope's New York Mass
 - This week, his first trip to the U.S., also saw Francis canonize Juniper Serra, the first Hispanic American saint. According to Pew Research Center, 34% ...

Gay Millennials can embrace Rubio's vision

Gay Millennials can embrace Rubio's vision
- If the GOP does not significantly increase its share of the growing Hispanic vote, as well as its share of the gay and Millennial vote, it will suffer defeats ...